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'''Leonard Eugene Dickson''' (January 22, 1874 – January 17, 1954) was an American mathematician. He was one of the first American researchers in abstract algebra, in particular the theory of finite Field (mathematics)|fields and classical groups, and is also remembered for a three-volume history of number theory, ''History of the Theory of Numbers''.
Birth date{{Birth date|1874|01|22}}
Birth placeIndependence, Iowa
Death date{{Death date and age|1954|01|17|1874|01|22}}
Death placeHarlingen, Texas
NationalityAmerican
FieldsMathematics
WorkplacesUniversity of Chicago
Alma materUniversity of Chicago (Ph.D., 1896)
Thesis titleThe Analytic Representation of Substitutions on a Power of a Prime Number of Letters with a Discussion of the Linear Group
Thesis url| thesis_year = 1896
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